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The Beautiful Game

FIFA World Cup day 6: Spain shocker,South Africa on the brink and Chile celebrates

Gelson Fernandes scores only his 3rd international goal to send Spain down to defeat. The biggest surprise of the first round. If Spain do not win their next two games they may not qualify for the sec

The not so beautiful game

in this documentary by the BBC they examine ugly parts of the beautiful game like the awkard tactics of Zaire in 1974, or some disgraceful refereeing performances, controversial exits, murder, dirty...

FIFA World Cup day 6 preview

Honduras' View The Hondurans are excited enough to be in the World Cup. A win against Chile tomorrow would just set off a national party. If the Hondurans are to win tomorrow they will have to coun

FIFA World Cup Day 5: Brazil jumps to an early lead in Group G

The early game today between Slovakia and New Zealand was the minor surprise of this World cup with New Zealand picking up their first ever point in World Cup history thanks to a late goal from...

Where's Vancouver watching the World Cup?

Fans watch their country's teams at coffee shops and pubs around the city. Many English fans are at the 3 Lions Cafe on Broadway. Where are you watching the game?

FIFA World Cup Day 3: Germany-run riot

The early game of Algeria-Slovenia was arguably more boring than the France-Uruguay game this morning, but at least there was a fan who decided to entertain the viewers by climbing up the lightpole...

FIFA World Cup Day 5: the 'group of death' begins with Cote d'Ivoire and Portugal

The highlight of this day is the "group of death" match between Cote d'Ivoire and Portugal that could become one of the highlights of the tournament. Two great teams. Winner likely to advance, loser l

World Cup Day 4 Preview

Samuel Eto'o should lead Cameroon to a third good start for an African team. Will Italy have a slow start against Paraguay?

The World Cup and the goalkeeper's nightmare

The goalkeeper's greatest fear is not the penalty kick, but the "howler" that costs his team the game.

FIFA World Cup Day 3 Preview

Without Michael Essien Ghana will be hard pressed to overcome Serbia. Robert Green's howler that allowed the US to draw with England gives more significance to the Algeria v Slovenia. Germany should p
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